The Campaign Spot

McCain Talks Biden With Jay Leno

A highlight from McCain’s appearance on the Tonight Show tonight:

JAY LENO: Barack Obama named Joe Biden as his running mate. What is your relationship with him? All of asudden, it seems — because you guys used to be friends. Of all of a sudden, it’s gotten so nasty in the last day or two. What –

 

 

SENATOR JOHN McCAIN: My, how he’s changed.

 

(Laughter.)

 

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Joe, we hardly — I guess it’s part of politics. I’ve always been good friends with Joe. He has a lovely wife, Jill. And Cindy and I and Joe and Jill have been friends. And I guess we’ll — it’s only 72 days, I think. Who’s counting?

AUDIENCE MEMBER: You’ll win!

 

SENATOR JOHN McCAIN: Thank you.

 

(Applause.)

 

JAY LENO: Wasn’t he the one that suggested you run as Vice President with John Kerry?

 

SENATOR JOHN McCAIN: Yes. And said that I could run on either party and be great for America. I will keep reminding him of that.

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